Current Positions:

  • Adjunct Professor, Leadership/Organizational Behavior, Boston Univ. Grad School of Management
    (Teach 2nd year MBA courses "The Leadership Challenge" and "Managing Career Growth"
  • Faculty Consultant. The New York Times in Leadership Project. (Sunday's Business Section CEO
    Interview Column, The Corner Office by Adam Bryant)

Prior Professional Positions:

  • Senior Vice President, Birthright Israel-USA, a  $210 million dollar initiative providing college-age
    Jewish youth with an “Israel Experience”

  • Assistant Dean, Columbia University, Graduate School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)  
    Oversaw academic and career counseling, experiential education as well as teaching a graduate
    seminar on Intercultural Communications in International Relations

  • Vice President, Executive Search/Management Consulting with DRG, Inc., a prominent NYC-based
    executive search firm for nonprofit sector

  • Senior Director, Mandel Executive Development Program, a special three year initiative to identify
    and train next generation of large city federation executives

  • Executive Director, Human Resource Planning Society, a leading association of 3000 senior level
    strategic HR executives in corporate and public sectors

  • Vice President for Professional Development/Research, ACME, the Association of Management
    Consulting Firms, a premier trade association of major global firms

  • Peace Corps language teacher and sports instructor in Tunisia, North Africa


  • Honors graduate and Henry Rutgers Scholar--Rutgers University
  • Ecole Sciences Politiques, Paris, France
  • Masters and Doctoral degrees--Columbia University Teachers College
  • NEH Certificate in Business Studies-- NYU Stern Graduate School of Business
  • 360 Degree Training Certificate,  Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC


  • Fluent in French; working knowledge of Hebrew and Arabic
  • Board member: Peace Corps National Advisory Group, American Jewish Society for Service, William
    Alanson White Psychoanalytic Institute (Steve also served on a wide range of management and
    education boards)
A Strategic Consulting Practice
Dr. Steven J. Noble     |    122 Thorndike Street    |     Brookline, MA 02446    |
In 2002, following a 25+ year successful career, Steve Noble established Noble
Consulting Associates, Inc., a strategic consulting firm providing:
a) counsel to boards and leadership;  

b) professional development to CEO's/executive directors, management teams
and high potential young talent;

c) evaluation of organizations and services and;

d) research on leadership and organizations. See
Effective CEO
Transitioning/Leadership Sustainability in North American Jewish Nonprofit
Dr. Steven J. Noble
Noble Consulting Associates, Inc.